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WHAT IS AN EXPANSION VALVE? HOW DO I SET IT?

Expansion Valve

WHAT IS AN EXPANSION VALVE? HOW DO I SET IT?

The expansion valve on your espresso machine sets the peak pressure in your brew boiler.  Most espresso machines are set to a peak pressure of 12-bar on bench (this is not to be confused with brew pressure which is set on the pump itself).  However, in the process of preparing espresso machines for shipment, the expansion valve must be loosened.  Therefore, the end user will often need to make small adjustments to the valve.  If you notice that your expansion valve is set too high or low, please refer to the Operating Manual of your espresso machine for instructions on how...

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FLAT VS CONICAL GRINDING BURRS?

Burr Grinders Conical Burrs

FLAT VS CONICAL GRINDING BURRS?

Grinding burrs are the part of a grinder that crunches or slices coffee beans into a uniform size which is essential for creating espresso or coffee. We carry conical and flat plate burr grinders.

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COMING SOON! La Marzocco Swift Mini On Demand Espresso Grinder

LA MARZOCCO

COMING SOON! La Marzocco Swift Mini On Demand Espresso Grinder

The Swift Mini grinder simplifies and streamlines preparing espresso. Making it possible to grind, dose and tamp a double espresso on demand with no waste and no mess. The Swift Mini is compatible with all La Marzocco Home machines. Moreover, the Swift Mini can function as a standard on demand grinder. In this way it is possible to grind for single espresso, or for filter brewing. FEATURES: 32 mm conical burrs Automatic grinding, dosing and tamping Swift system Comes standard with a 0,25kg hopper 18.5" tall SHOP LA MARZOCCO SWIFT MINI SHOP LA MARZOCCO GS/3 ESPRESSO MACHINE LA MARZOCCO LINEA MINI...

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DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE SLAYER STEAM & STEAM X ESPRESSO MACHINE?

Slayer Steam X

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE SLAYER STEAM & STEAM X ESPRESSO MACHINE?

QUESTION: What is the difference between Slayer Steam and Slayer Steam X? ANSWER: The primary difference is the Slayer Steam X does not have the vaporizers built in to the steam assembly. The Steam X is less customizable than the original Slayer Steam model, however has shorter production lead times, and a lower price point. Additionally, Slayer Steam X is equipped with advanced dual volumetrics, Steam’s signature barista friendly heads up dashboard, ergonomic work surface for mass production of high quality beverages and a new electronic steam solenoid valve designed to speed up the steaming workflow.

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DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE MAHLKONIG K30 VS. PEAK GRINDER

Espresso Grinders k30 Mahlkonig Peak

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE MAHLKONIG K30 VS. PEAK GRINDER

We get a lot of questions regarding the differences between the K30 and PEAK, so we have highlighted the features of each grinder and explained how they differ and what the advantages are.

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